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NBC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
law enforcement solve cases. it involves examining teeth and it could some day play a crucial role in solving murder mysteries. scientists at lawrence livermore laboratory are diving into new territory, teaming up with law enforcement to solve cold cases. >> for the most part the technique is not well known because it's not part of the usual tool box of techniques law enforcement uses. >> reporter: but that may soon change thanks to the work of senior scientist bruce buchholz. his research revealed above ground testing of nuclear weapons in the 1950s and 1960s has left radioactive carbon sealed into enamel of people's teeth. by testing dental remains using a device called an accelerator he can pinpoint a birth date within one to two years helping police identify victims of crime. the technique just helped police in canada crack a case and was used to help identify victims of the 2004 tsunami. >> there were a lot of people out on the beach when it hit and they drowned and they had no i.d. with them because they were at the beach. >> reporter: buchholz says the technology could help
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
drones are being considered by law enforcement as a cost-cutting way to use technology to fight crime and save lives. stephanie is live with the details. there are fears that the use of these drones could be an invasion of privacy. >> reporter: that's right, concerns over privacy sand civil rights. the sheriff's office is the one dringing this idea up, and it is very preliminary at this point. but here is a picture of a thrown that they tested just two months ago, that the office tested two months ago. a handful of law enforcement agencies in the country have gotten federal approval to use them. and if the sheriff's office does so, it would be the first in california. >> you'll be able to see what the drone is seeing as it's flying. >> reporter: at four pounds and four feet wide, this drone gets a bird's-eye view that officers on the ground are often blind to. >> it can save lives. >> reporter: in this demonstration in dub lick, it's a man standing in the shadows on a roof top with explosives in his reach. >> near priceless. it's valuable to any officer, as you're setting up your peri
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. they filed a forfeiture action which operates under a city permit. the law firm representing the city says the federal government aktsed beyond its authority. barbara parker says they comply with state and local laws and pays its fair share of taxes. she said the suit was filed to protect the rights of legitimate medical marijuana cases. they and that the seizure be stopped and declared illegal. >>> it may be the fourth largest city in the bay area, but it's number one when it comes to the volume of high-tech startups per capita. we're talking about fremont, an east bay city with 217,000 people says it's booming with jobs on the way. stephanie trong is live in fremont. the city actually says there could be work opportunities not just for a few hundred but tens of thousands of people? >> reporter: that number is right. believe it or not after suffering two major blows in this warm springs area with s solyndra south of where we are and newme, we here about job possibilities. city leaders say it's not the proximity to 680 and 880 infrastructure and the fall silts atracking people as well as t
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
saying. they don't receive compensation in the adds. we asked him about the intent of the law. >> if you are a dack toctor, cer someone with credibility but aren't getting paid for your opinion. >> this is a copy of the consumer watch dog's formal complai complaint, instead, consumer watch dog is arguing that the actors are agents of a group that according to these official documents has taken in $5,000 to run the campaign. regardless of whether or not this has determined to be the came pain campaign for noor not, it is an ethical boundary. >> we still think it is disingenuous that people are posing as drivers and work for the campaign. if real consumers supported this, they would have real consumers and drivers. >> supporters say it would let real drivers shop around and drivers would have a lapse in coverage for more than 90 days. >> a lot of flights delayed. technical glynnch for major airline today. scott budman, what is wrong with my ipad? >> nothing. we have seen the way they have been rolled out. the "wall street journal" has said that apple is not talking but many expect a smalle
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> the daughter's presence in law enforcement custody at the safeway wasn't enough for her to return to the seen so i didn't think the court or the people you would be comfortable if we release her she would come back to court. >> for the 10-year-old she is staying with her grandmother for the time being. agents are auditing the meat supermarket chain after complaints about suspected illegal immigrants working at the stores. the company has joined a federal everify system which checks immigration status of new hires. it made the announcement. the company is trying to send a message to the public. >> basically we've been out there just to educate them because the union and other groups are throughout spreading false information. it's really important that they know they have nothing to fear. >> there are stores in the central value. >> still ahead, an undocumented grim i grant receive as chance at a new life. his chance to get a transplant is over. also. >> i'm scott budman. apple watchers and customers look back and look ahead. >> plus, two of the hottest teams in baseball, the aids, we'll have
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